Reuters: S. Africa Says to Switch to Open Source Software
Feb 22, 2007, 13:45 (1 Talkback[s])
"South Africa plans to switch all government departments over to
open source computer software instead of using Microsoft systems, a
cabinet spokesman said on Thursday.
"Themba Maseko told reporters the cabinet would use the open
source Linux operating system in a bid to lower administration
costs and enhance local IT skills..."